Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - gardening - water http://www.instructables.com Thu, 28 May 2015 05:09:35 PDT BLOX v1.01 Planta Rhei: everything flows. http://www.instructables.com/id/Planta-Rhei-everything-flows/
Planta Rhei: everything flows. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/N44S/IA0WE6B0/F0BN44SIA0WE6B0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/N44S/IA0WE6B0/F0BN44SIA0WE6B0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/N44S/IA0WE6B0/F0BN44SIA0WE6B0.SMALL.jpg ChiaraC How to make a nice and colorful panel of plants without having to spend lot of time watering it. What you need pallet (I found a small one, that is better suited for me, because I have little space available) hangable small containers (BYGEL by IKEA or similar, the important thing is that th...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 08:52:44 PDT
Make Yourself an Olla (Oy-Uh!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Yourself-an-Olla-Oy-Uh/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 09:33:15 PDT
Garden Plant Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Garden-Plant-Stand/
Garden Plant Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/RQ2I/I941C3NY/FVVRQ2II941C3NY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/RQ2I/I941C3NY/FVVRQ2II941C3NY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/RQ2I/I941C3NY/FVVRQ2II941C3NY.SMALL.jpg mtairymd The plant stand shown in this instructable grows edibles in a compact vertical space. We use the planter to grow herbs and edibles on the deck close at hand to the kitchen and the grill. In the containers we have mint, pineapple sage, marjoram, oregano and two other types of sage. The plants that...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:43:57 PDT
Simple planter water reservoir http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-planter-water-reservoir/
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 10:07:02 PST
Automatic Plant Watering Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Plant-Watering-Device/
Automatic Plant Watering Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/JNIS/I4PHKS5Q/FTAJNISI4PHKS5Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/JNIS/I4PHKS5Q/FTAJNISI4PHKS5Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/JNIS/I4PHKS5Q/FTAJNISI4PHKS5Q.SMALL.jpg JM1999 I recently had my hands on probably the oldest book I have ever touched, 1947, it was a gardening book.With the Indoor gardens contest I decided I might get a few useful tips, I am now disappointed that I didn't buy the book! It had sooooo many different tips and tricks on almost everything to do wi...
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 12:19:26 PST
Passive irrigation system sand filter from scrap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Passive-irrigation-system-sand-filter-from-scrap/
Passive irrigation system sand filter from scrap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/VVRA/I49RN1UH/F02VVRAI49RN1UH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/VVRA/I49RN1UH/F02VVRAI49RN1UH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/VVRA/I49RN1UH/F02VVRAI49RN1UH.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios My well was plugging the sprinklers I use for irrigation with sand particles that passed through the well head. Tired of cleaning the sprinkler screens I decided to tackle the issue at its source and trap the sand as it leaves the pump.The principles at work are similar to those used in mining, cre...
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 10:43:36 PST
Hydroponic Wall Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydroponic-Wall-Unit/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:25:11 PST
Balcony Gardener http://www.instructables.com/id/Balcony-Gardener/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 04:41:15 PST
Bury your Gutter Downspouts http://www.instructables.com/id/Bury-your-Gutter-Downspouts/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 07:53:22 PDT
Simple Water Pump Protection Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Pump-Protection-Switch/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:20:38 PDT
Seed Starter Pots for Free! http://www.instructables.com/id/Seed-Starter-Pots-for-Free/
Seed Starter Pots for Free! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/FBUJ/HWWNLWT7/FT0FBUJHWWNLWT7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/FBUJ/HWWNLWT7/FT0FBUJHWWNLWT7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/FBUJ/HWWNLWT7/FT0FBUJHWWNLWT7.SMALL.jpg sajjad786 This instructable is my entry for the green design contest. In this instructable I'll show you how to create two seed starting pots by up-cycling a water bottle. Most of us use these kind of water bottles quite often and toss them without thinking even for a second that these can be reused. It is ...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:32:49 PDT
Drip installation DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Drip-installation-DIY/
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:41:03 PDT
Gravity Fed Self Watering Homemade Earth bucket http://www.instructables.com/id/Gravity-Fed-Self-Watering-Homemade-Earth-bucket/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 21:43:58 PDT
Self Watering Bucket Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Watering-Bucket-Planter-1/
Self Watering Bucket Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/C7FF/HVJDXZZI/F1CC7FFHVJDXZZI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/C7FF/HVJDXZZI/F1CC7FFHVJDXZZI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/C7FF/HVJDXZZI/F1CC7FFHVJDXZZI.SMALL.jpg taweili This system is developed for rooftop community garden in Shanghai. The goal here is to create a self watering planter that:1. Easy to build without hard to get specialized materials 2. Doesn't need complicated tool3. Can filter water coming out of the bucket so it doesn't dirty up the roof Cut Th...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 06:34:08 PDT
Diapers Help Your Plants Grow! http://www.instructables.com/id/Diapers-Help-Your-Plants-Grow/
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 07:25:36 PDT
Backyard Garden Boxes - On the Cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Garden-Boxes-On-the-Cheap/
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:49:43 PDT
Indoor CFL Grow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-CFL-Grow-Light/
Indoor CFL Grow Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/EFOI/HSL296WZ/FTOEFOIHSL296WZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/EFOI/HSL296WZ/FTOEFOIHSL296WZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/EFOI/HSL296WZ/FTOEFOIHSL296WZ.SMALL.jpg Kymisko Winter is ending. Spring is almost here. When Spring comes I love to start some plants from seed in my garden. This year I decided to be prepared and not lose two weeks of valuable growing time by starting my seeds indoors, and that way they are healthy and ready to go by the time of first planting....
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 18:20:34 PDT
How to Make Flowers Last Longer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Flowers-Last-Longer/
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 23:02:13 PST
long reach watering device http://www.instructables.com/id/long-reach-watering-device/
long reach watering device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/3HIS/HO0Q577M/F323HISHO0Q577M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/3HIS/HO0Q577M/F323HISHO0Q577M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/3HIS/HO0Q577M/F323HISHO0Q577M.SMALL.jpg foobear If you have a need to water a plant that is higher than you can reach, you don't have to go and get the step ladder with this little device supplies One spray bottle (Dollar Tree: $1 - or recycle something) some aquarium tubing long branch or bamboo stick either: 3 small sections of heat shrink ...
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 15:56:35 PST
How to grow pea plants indoors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-grow-pea-plants-indoors/
How to grow pea plants indoors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/QI57/HNID1WNP/F5GQI57HNID1WNP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/QI57/HNID1WNP/F5GQI57HNID1WNP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/QI57/HNID1WNP/F5GQI57HNID1WNP.SMALL.jpg bigpurple I'm going to show you how to grow peas indoors! =D First your gonna need a pot and seed. Then you put 2 peas in the pot close to the center 2 inches deep.  Then you put it in a sun filled area in your house and wait for about 4-5 days and you should see a little plant popping up. Planting N...
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 09:44:59 PST
The Basil Box - Compact and Affordable Hydroponic Deep Water Cultivation http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Basil-Box-Compact-and-Affordable-Hydroponic-/
The Basil Box - Compact and Affordable Hydroponic Deep Water Cultivation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/9OHU/HJKC1RZD/FJH9OHUHJKC1RZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/9OHU/HJKC1RZD/FJH9OHUHJKC1RZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/9OHU/HJKC1RZD/FJH9OHUHJKC1RZD.SMALL.jpg Dandeman321       Last year I followed this Instructable  to build a hydroponic garden and it turned out really nice. I used it to grow lettuce, basil, and tomatoes. After a couple months, the lettuce started bolting and flowering and the tomatoes outgrew the setup. In the end, I used the setup to grow three ba...
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 10:47:05 PDT
Automatic watering from a water barrel http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-watering-from-a-water-barrel/
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 11:46:18 PDT
How To Plant Water Saver RTF Grass Seed http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Plant-Water-Saver-Grass-Seed/
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 12:01:07 PDT
Upcycled Auto-Watering Garden Aliens http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Auto-Watering-Garden-Aliens/
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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 17:17:35 PDT
Upcycled Wine Bottle Watering http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Wine-Bottle-Watering/
Upcycled Wine Bottle Watering - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/70YS/HGU2PEVT/F6X70YSHGU2PEVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/70YS/HGU2PEVT/F6X70YSHGU2PEVT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/70YS/HGU2PEVT/F6X70YSHGU2PEVT.SMALL.jpg TheProcrastibaker In this instructable, I'm going to teach you how to turn wine into water! Or at the very least, teach you how to upcycle wine bottles into an automatic watering system for your garden. These work on the same principle as the glass watering bulbs for gardens (such as Aquaglobes.) These are PERFECT...
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Mon, 20 May 2013 13:37:50 PDT
Make a pot trough for saving water on your deck http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-pot-trough-for-saving-water-on-your-deck/
Make a pot trough for saving water on your deck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/76FC/HCJOD6RF/FKY76FCHCJOD6RF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/76FC/HCJOD6RF/FKY76FCHCJOD6RF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/76FC/HCJOD6RF/FKY76FCHCJOD6RF.SMALL.jpg finton In the great supercity of Auckland, NZ we now have to pay not only for the water that is reticulated into our property, but also for reticulating it out (the "wastewater charge" is based on how much comes in rather than how much goes out through the wastewater system, so even if you use most of your...
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Sat, 2 Feb 2013 21:59:30 PST
making of table top water fountain http://www.instructables.com/id/making-of-table-top-water-fountain/
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Sat, 14 Jul 2012 05:35:27 PDT
Simple garden sprinkler with pressure booster home made. http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-garden-sprinkler-with-pressure-booster-home/
Simple garden sprinkler with pressure booster home made. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/R0F8/H1YOHSVF/FEHR0F8H1YOHSVF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/R0F8/H1YOHSVF/FEHR0F8H1YOHSVF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/R0F8/H1YOHSVF/FEHR0F8H1YOHSVF.SMALL.jpg torx This new accomplishment is the initial part of a more complex irrigation system that I'm going to install in my vegetable garden near 2012. It is a system of supply of rainwater through a system of pipes.It is also equipped with a small compressor to give a little water pressure to get to the fa...
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Wed, 16 May 2012 16:34:31 PDT
Simple block weeds and water conveyor http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-block-weeds-and-water-conveyor/
Simple block weeds and water conveyor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/Q50M/H0OIZOXX/FTNQ50MH0OIZOXX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/Q50M/H0OIZOXX/FTNQ50MH0OIZOXX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/Q50M/H0OIZOXX/FTNQ50MH0OIZOXX.SMALL.jpg torx  Here is one simple instructable is dedicated to the realization of my garden in spring 2012. It is a solution to the problem created by the wind: it has a tendency to fit through the holes in the nylon and create a  "balloon effect" causing various adverse effects including some damage to the plant...
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Mon, 9 Apr 2012 15:18:29 PDT
From Washroom to Garden pond http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Washroom-to-Garden-pond/
From Washroom to Garden pond - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/3MS7/GZACIOST/FAK3MS7GZACIOST.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/3MS7/GZACIOST/FAK3MS7GZACIOST.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/3MS7/GZACIOST/FAK3MS7GZACIOST.SMALL.jpg john pedersen Recycling an industrial washroom sink. I've turned it into a backyard pond. I came across the sink at a company that I used to work for. The company had decided to renovate the employee washroom and to replace it after only 6 years of use. It was headed for the scrap steel dumpster I asked for it a...
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Sun, 4 Mar 2012 17:19:29 PST
Self-regulating watering system http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-regulating-watering-system/
Self-regulating watering system - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/2UZR/GZDY796E/FRG2UZRGZDY796E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/2UZR/GZDY796E/FRG2UZRGZDY796E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/2UZR/GZDY796E/FRG2UZRGZDY796E.SMALL.jpg gkaneto In short: this method uses the technology of some bird water bottles (like this). Additionally, you'll also use some communicating vessels.  The basic idea is drawn in pic #1. To make it, you'll need: - plastic bottle with cap - pot plate - tubing (about 3 to 5 mm of internal diameter) How to do...
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Sat, 3 Mar 2012 10:07:07 PST
Simple and 0 cost irrigator light rain http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-0-cost-irrigator-light-rain/
Simple and 0 cost irrigator light rain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/PFZC/GOHM3Q41/FI6PFZCGOHM3Q41.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/PFZC/GOHM3Q41/FI6PFZCGOHM3Q41.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/PFZC/GOHM3Q41/FI6PFZCGOHM3Q41.SMALL.jpg torx In my country has broken out in the spring and with it the desire of the garden and cultivation; so my brain is squeezed to try some new solution to the problems related to the supply of water to plants which would allow both to irrigate efficiently without waste. The last year I devised a simple sy...
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Wed, 18 May 2011 15:52:54 PDT
Water saving valve box http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-saving-valve-box/
Water saving valve box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/2YJW/GJQEA3SL/FTS2YJWGJQEA3SL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/2YJW/GJQEA3SL/FTS2YJWGJQEA3SL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/2YJW/GJQEA3SL/FTS2YJWGJQEA3SL.SMALL.jpg drewgrey I have a property on a hill with lots of water in the winter and spring and not enough in the summer. Water is collected and used and directed from rooftops and ground water so that instead of running under the house it can be used in a pond and then into a couple of small water features.Even in the...
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Sat, 12 Feb 2011 16:32:20 PST
Veggie Garden Soaker Hose Irrigation http://www.instructables.com/id/Veggie-Garden-Soaker-Hose-Irrigation/
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Tue, 4 Jan 2011 00:15:26 PST
Bebedouro de Passaros http://www.instructables.com/id/Bebedouro-de-Passaros/
Bebedouro de Passaros - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/RQDC/GC4GD2W5/FVDRQDCGC4GD2W5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/RQDC/GC4GD2W5/FVDRQDCGC4GD2W5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/RQDC/GC4GD2W5/FVDRQDCGC4GD2W5.SMALL.jpg aggelus Aqui eu vou ensinar a construir um bebedouro de passaros simples, usando duas garrafas plasticas, uma folha de plastico, nylon de pescaria, parafusos e arame. Começamos com as garrafas uma tem que ser maior que a outra, a maior era servir com prato onde os passaros iram se banhar e beber água e a me...
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Sat, 31 Jul 2010 15:41:31 PDT
Easy system to irrigate tomatoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-system-to-irrigate-tomatoes/
Easy system to irrigate tomatoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/ZN6M/GAA0X405/F03ZN6MGAA0X405.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/ZN6M/GAA0X405/F03ZN6MGAA0X405.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/ZN6M/GAA0X405/F03ZN6MGAA0X405.SMALL.jpg torx Penso Che NEL this Caso di Pubblicazione e di Più Che Una Presentazione instructable delle Nazioni Unite. Interessante sembra altrettanto per la 'implementazione di facilitatore e di Che io posso vedere TUTTI I Giorni. Why This is actually meet two different needs that now will explain: 1) ...
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Sun, 13 Jun 2010 16:57:30 PDT
Inexpensive and Portable Sprinkler System http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-and-Portable-Sprinkler-System/
Inexpensive and Portable Sprinkler System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/RPLB/G9NHH7FR/F6YRPLBG9NHH7FR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/RPLB/G9NHH7FR/F6YRPLBG9NHH7FR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/RPLB/G9NHH7FR/F6YRPLBG9NHH7FR.SMALL.jpg mjordanlmj So you don't want the high cost or pain of digging up your yard that is involved of installing a lawn sprinkler system. This system requires no digging, no permits, and no professional contractor to install it.  It covers a large area and  can be moved all around your yard. It cost about $25.00 t...
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Mon, 31 May 2010 16:34:02 PDT
DIY control for garden hose http://www.instructables.com/id/Tap-water-DIY/
DIY control for garden hose - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/T17D/G9NHH4CX/FQMT17DG9NHH4CX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/T17D/G9NHH4CX/FQMT17DG9NHH4CX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/T17D/G9NHH4CX/FQMT17DG9NHH4CX.SMALL.jpg torx Another instructable dedicated to gardening that is my passion seasonal It's a simple tap on "strozzo" that can be useful when water the garden for not wasting water. it is simple to build, super cheap (I used all waste material and as such can be constructed by anyone with a little handworks and a...
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Sun, 30 May 2010 15:27:11 PDT
The Bubble Bucket http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Bubble-Bucket/
The Bubble Bucket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/NJH5/G9GQGYRJ/F07NJH5G9GQGYRJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/NJH5/G9GQGYRJ/F07NJH5G9GQGYRJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/NJH5/G9GQGYRJ/F07NJH5G9GQGYRJ.SMALL.jpg drkart456 A bubble bucket is a hydroponic method for growing indoors that is small and compact. It uses a  soilless medium and sprays nutrient enriched water on the roots of the plant to encourage rapid growth. Now lets get started... The Shopping List Shopping list for local hardware store (Homedepot/Lowe...
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Sun, 23 May 2010 10:22:52 PDT
Gardening From Scratch. http://www.instructables.com/id/Gardening-From-Scratch/
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Sat, 22 May 2010 13:35:34 PDT
Homemade aqua globe (Gravity Watering system for plants) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-aqua-globe-Gravity-Watering-system-for-p/
Homemade aqua globe (Gravity Watering system for plants) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/4Q2K/G962DOMY/F6N4Q2KG962DOMY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/4Q2K/G962DOMY/F6N4Q2KG962DOMY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6N/4Q2K/G962DOMY/F6N4Q2KG962DOMY.SMALL.jpg davej6694 With this quick little invention you wont have to worry about watering your plants as much! just fill it with water and stick it in your plant's pot! similar to the ones you see on tv: http://www.asseenontvguys.com/productimages/as_seen_on_tv_guys/aqua_globes.jpg only its very cheap and easy to make...
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Sun, 16 May 2010 12:36:30 PDT
Simple Water Sprinkler. http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Water-Sprinkler/
Simple Water Sprinkler. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/WL4F/G91YD1D6/F5CWL4FG91YD1D6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/WL4F/G91YD1D6/F5CWL4FG91YD1D6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/WL4F/G91YD1D6/F5CWL4FG91YD1D6.SMALL.jpg bertus52x11 Watering your garden should preferably be done with rain water. However, sometimes using tap water is unavoidable. In such a case one should, as with all natural resources, be efficient and sensible. Ever noticed how a small pinch hole in your garden hose is capable of wetting a large area? Many c...
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Thu, 13 May 2010 07:13:56 PDT
Watering can No stress http://www.instructables.com/id/Watering-can-No-stress/
Watering can No stress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/8ZXD/G91Y4LU2/F9E8ZXDG91Y4LU2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/8ZXD/G91Y4LU2/F9E8ZXDG91Y4LU2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/8ZXD/G91Y4LU2/F9E8ZXDG91Y4LU2.SMALL.jpg torx This instructable arises from the need to have something that is halfway between a watering can traditional and a rubber for water, combining the advantages of one to the other without presenting large incidents. It's a watering can that is continuously fed through a rubber the water that fills cont...
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Tue, 11 May 2010 16:53:55 PDT
How to make an autowatering system with household items http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-autowatering-system-with-household-/
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Wed, 5 May 2010 10:49:07 PDT
Auto Watering Plant Nursery http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-Watering-Plant-Nursery/
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Thu, 15 Apr 2010 11:47:17 PDT
How to Build a Fish Pond or Garden Pond http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Fish-Pond/
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Mon, 19 Oct 2009 02:37:27 PDT
Simple Garden Sprinkler out of inground popup sprinklers http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Garden-Sprinkler-out-of-inground-popup-spri/
Simple Garden Sprinkler out of inground popup sprinklers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/23T9/FXR6Y3JT/FY423T9FXR6Y3JT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/23T9/FXR6Y3JT/FY423T9FXR6Y3JT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY4/23T9/FXR6Y3JT/FY423T9FXR6Y3JT.SMALL.jpg bwpatton1 Well I was looking at the high prices of garden sprinklers at a local Lowes one day last week, when suddenly I thought "Wait a minute they sell inground popup sprinklers here (like for inground lawn sprinkler systems)". Well this is a short simple instructable for how to build a garden/lawn sprinkle...
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Wed, 16 Sep 2009 17:03:07 PDT
When you go away, your plants will stay... alive! http://www.instructables.com/id/When-you-go-away-your-plants-will-stay-alive/
When you go away, your plants will stay... alive! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/1PQH/FYIZH4BG/FFX1PQHFYIZH4BG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/1PQH/FYIZH4BG/FFX1PQHFYIZH4BG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/1PQH/FYIZH4BG/FFX1PQHFYIZH4BG.SMALL.jpg Montreal Muriel Keep your plants watered while you go away on vacation Get the stuff You'll need:1 - a bucket (or small waste bin) 5$2 - 1/4 inch tubing. I got some drip irrigation tubing. It was the smallest & cheapest there. 13$ for more than I'll ever need3 - as many of these as you need holes. They are rubb...
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Thu, 20 Aug 2009 19:02:28 PDT
How To Make A Three Tiered Garden Fountain http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Three-Tiered-Garden-Fountain/
How To Make A Three Tiered Garden Fountain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/GRPY/FXA2ZGY6/FCXGRPYFXA2ZGY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/GRPY/FXA2ZGY6/FCXGRPYFXA2ZGY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/GRPY/FXA2ZGY6/FCXGRPYFXA2ZGY6.SMALL.jpg mertin Create the effect of an expensive fountain for your garden at a fraction of the cost by making one from parts found in thrift shops.You will also need spray paint, epoxy putty and, if you don't already have them, a pond liner, pump and tubing.Here's how to do it. Finding the Parts Decide about ho...
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Sun, 19 Jul 2009 21:53:06 PDT
Reduce How Many Times You Water Plants! http://www.instructables.com/id/Reduce-How-Many-Times-You-Water-Plants/
Reduce How Many Times You Water Plants! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/O68I/FVS71TXS/FSAO68IFVS71TXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/O68I/FVS71TXS/FSAO68IFVS71TXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/O68I/FVS71TXS/FSAO68IFVS71TXS.SMALL.jpg spiritwolf7984 How to Water plants less Often Useing Water Pearls.With this Hopefully you will have to water your plants 200% less often. Gathering Your Materials :3 Dirt can be found OutsideWater Can be found From taps,Lakes,Hoses,Rivers...Plants can be bought From stores Or Grown :3Water Pearls can be Found a...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2009 13:41:51 PDT